Monday, September 20, 2010

Butter Chicken in Pia's Style

Last sunday we have decided to make butter chicken. It was cooked by both me and my husband. Result was really very tasty.; You can also try and I am sure you will like it


600 gm Chicken
For marinate

1 cup curd
1 tps lemon Juice
2 tps Kashmiri mirch
1 tps garam masala
salt according to taste

For gravy-

5-6 medium Tomato
5-6 Green cardamon
10-12 peppercorn
10-12 clove
1tps garam masala
1 tps red chilly
2 tps sugar
1 tps kasturi methi
1 cup cream 
50 gm low fat butter
salt according to taste


1. Wash chicken and make small slits on chicken with the help of knife.
2. Mix all ingredients on marinate in curd
3. Marinate chicken in the mixture for 1 hour
4. Put 3 tps of oil in pan.
5. put chicken one by one in pan. Let it cook for 10 minutes on low fame.
6. Check if chicken is cooked. Than on high flame let all water absorb. it will look like Roasted chicken


1. put butter in pan. Add green cardamom, clove, peppercorn and cinnamon in the oil. Cook it for 2 minutes
2. Now add ginger garlic paste and chopped green chilies
3. Sauté for few minutes
4. Now add tomato puree into pan. If too thick add some water. Add salt according to taste
5. Add some kasturi methi and sugar into curry
6. Cook it for 10 minute. Then add cooked chicken pieces into the curry.
7. Let it cook on slow flame for 5 minutes.
8. Now add cream. Cook it for another 3 minutes
9. Add green coriander for garnishing



  1. Such a stunning and eye catching butter chicken, fabulous..

  2. hi dear ,
    butter chicken looks awesome ...beautiful color n very tempting look too



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